The media fellowships are being offered by Lii Fii Research Foundation for encouraging dialogue and discussion on Social impact of Covid-19. There are 3 fellowships to cover the new normal situation. It includes mental health & family issues, migrant labor issues and work from home conditions.

Applications are invited from print, television, radio and web journalists. Applicants should have a strong motivation for working on social issues. Each journalist will have to file & publish  minimum four stories and a one time stipend of Rs. 25000.00 (all inclusive) for in-country research would be provided.

The application, by email, would need to include the following:

1. Statement of purpose: A cover letter, in which the applicant explains his/her motivation for applying for the fellowship.

2. Curriculum Vitae: A detailed CV with the names and contact details of two referees.

3. Experience:  Copies of two stories published on similar social issues. TV/radio/web journalists can also provide the link of the programme or story.

4. Output:  Letter of recommendation/interest from the media house to publish the story.  A copy of a scanned letter from the editor of the applicant’s publication, TV, radio channel or website supporting the application.   Free-lancers are required to furnish a similar letter from the editor of the media outlet they wish to contribute their stories to.

·         Applications need to be received by Monday, 30 November 2020

·         Duration of the media fellowship 2021 will be 90 days.

·         Published stories with cover note explaining research methods and data details to be filed within this duration.

·         Three candidates will be chosen for 3 different proposals.

·         Fellowships are open for Indian applicants only

·         Selected candidates will be informed through mail.

Please write ‘Application for the Media Fellowships 2021’ in the subject line of your e-mail application.

Applications to be mailed at

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